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Perhaps you might read the thread, Warren - the gist was that the BU/BD nonsense was a religious war at the time and that we were having too much fun lampooning the combatants. It was a nice reminder that some things never, ever change.

Also - why link to a post that includes not a scintilla of content of mine? Why not actually link to one of my posts? Hmm...

So just in case you missed them (could happen...), here ya go:

Post Title: I BELIEVE...I'll Have a Scotch: The other thing I believe is that there are very few of us that do half as well as Frank Klausz does with a beater #4 with a stock blade. I also suspect that Frank would find all this religious nonsense concerning LABU, HABD or FWBW ( the new clothing line...For Woodworkers By Woodworkers) pretty darned silly."

It gets sillier..IIRC, I was doing flight testing at the time on one of my inventions, and the contrast between craft and science was pretty stark...hence, the comments later in the thread.

So why no tear-stained defense of chip breakers? Pretty simple...just a bad case of hand-tool privilege.

Setting the chipbreaker close for close work and back for coarse work (the sort of cross-grain stuff that every glued up panel needs) was something that I took for granted - sort of at the same level as 'might want to install the lever cap prior to using the plane' - in other words, so excessively simple that no one that had already worked with planes for 25 years would consider it remarkable. Certainly something that every student coming out of 7th grade wood shop in the Clarence Central School system had heard a few hundred times courtesy of a competent instructor.

Beyond that - small pond...big frogs.

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